mono typic


having only one type.
of the nature of a monotype.
Biology. having only one representative, as a genus with a single species.

1875–80; mono- + typic Unabridged
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monotypic (ˌmɒnəʊˈtɪpɪk)
1.  (of a genus or species) consisting of only one type of animal or plant
2.  of or relating to a monotype

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monotypic   (mŏn'ə-tĭp'ĭk)  Pronunciation Key 
Having a single form or member, especially containing no more than one taxonomic category of the next lower rank. A monotypic genus contains a single species, while a monotypic species consists of a single population that is not divided into subspecies. Compare polytypic.
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